Finance, Finance & law

4 reasons to attend the 25th Charity Accountants’ Conference

Watch Kate Sayer talk on what to expect from the conference

For those of you who don’t know, every year we host The Charity Accountants’ Conference which brings together charity finance professionals from around the UK. This year we’re celebrating its 25th birthday! The residential conference delivers sessions from experts from VWV Solicitors, CASS CCE, Vanguard and of course our partner at the event; Sayer Vincent. The 25th Charity Accountants’ Conference is set to be a great one!

Watch below to see why Kate Sayer, partner at Sayer Vincent, thinks you should attend the 25th Charity Accountants’ Conference:

Don’t miss out on…

  • Legal and financial updates

-Sessions based on changes to the Charity Act, SORP update and employment law

  • Developing your soft skills

-Sessions ranging from Communicating to Influence to Leading in and from the finance function

  • Networking

-Chance to mix with other charity finance professionals and share tips and issues you face

  • Fun!

-Residential offers the opportunity for lots of fun, including the Financial Leadership Awards

Kate Sayer

Kate Sayer has specialised in charities since 1984. As a chartered accountant and partner in Sayer Vincent, she advises charities and social enterprises on a wide range of finance, tax, governance and management issues. Kate particularly enjoys training trustees and staff in charities to make finance and risk subjects more accessible. Kate teaches charity finance at Cass Business School and contributes to the leadership development programme for finance professionals.

Kate has authored or co-authored several popular books on charity finance, including A Practical Guide to Charity Accounting, A Practical Guide to Financial Management, A Practical Guide to Managing in a Downturn and The Complete Charity VAT Handbook all for Directory of Social Change.

Kate will be delivering a lunchtime panel session at the conference, alongside DSC’s CEO Debra Allcock Tyler, which looks back over the last 25 years of the voluntary sector and discusses what the future may hold.

For more information on charity finance and to hear more from Kate Sayer, book a place at the 25th Charity Accountants’ Conference on 15-16 September